DAY 11: SELF-SABOTAGE

 
 
 
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Day 11 - It’s time to silence the negative voice inside your head. We all have the voices from our past that creep back into our present and tell us that we aren’t good enough, we aren’t smart enough or we aren’t good-looking enough to be successful and worthy of our OolaLife.

You were born with a clean slate, but over time your brain processed and remembered the negative things you heard - like a parent saying you are bad, that teacher saying you will never amount to anything or that group of high school friends saying you aren’t cool enough.

Enough is enough!

As we prepare to attack self-sabotage, say out loud: “I AM designed by God for greatness and a purpose.” and hear what is really true about yourself.

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

PSALM 139:14

The blocker that we will set in its place today is Self-Sabotage.

So here’s today’s challenge… Grab yourself 7 sticky notes and on each one write: I AM designed by God for greatness and a purpose. We want you to put these notes in a place that represents the 7 F’s.  For example, your refrigerator, your office, your computer, your kids room, your bible and anywhere else you can dream of that goes with a the 7 F’s of Oola (Fitness, Finance, Family, Field, Faith, Friends, and Fun). We want you to leave it there for the rest of the challenge.

Now every time you go to eat, for example, you open the refrigerator and before making a good or a bad choice, you read, “ I AM designed by God for Greatness and a Purpose.”

This same affirmation will be repeated as you go to work, drive the kids to school or settle in at night to pray. The power of declaring who you are will help you to stop sabotaging your dreams. Once you begin to realize that you were made in the image and likeness of God, then you will begin to drown out the negative voices in your head.

Prayer

God, we come to you today with a grateful heart celebrating who you are. Today I give you all of my negative thoughts and words. Help me to know more of who you are so I can know more of who I am. Help me to see myself in the same way you see me. Help me to see others the way you see them. Guide my steps as I become all that you have designed for me to be.

Amen